Our Kickstarter campaign has received $74,000 from over 2,000 backers! TV Tropes 2.0 is coming. There is no stopping it now. We have 4 days left. At $75K we can also develop an API and at $100K the tropes web series will be produced. View the project here and discuss here.
Reconstructed: Bob becomes The Atoner and tries to get back to his friends' good graces. Eventually, his friends begin to go easy on him. Bob regains some of his popularity and the show's ratings recover. He's still a jerk, though.